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Spanish Pronunciation Guide: How to Sound Spanish for Beginners

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Spanish Pronunciation

Perhaps you’re looking to learn proper Spanish pronunciation so that you can do some traveling, or maybe you just want to impress your new good-looking  Spanish co-worker (don’t worry—we won’t tell anyone). Whatever the reason is, this Spanish pronunciation guide is here to help.  Spanish is a fairly easy language, considering that most Spanish words are […]

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Getting to Know the Spanish Modal Auxiliary Verbs

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Ready to find out what Spanish modal auxiliary verbs are, and how to use them? Don’t worry, they’re not as scary as they sound! Read on to know about it. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish modal auxiliary verb?QuererPoderSaberDifference between poder and saberDeberTener que SolerHaberQuiz time!ConclusionA Complete Step-by-Step Method to Learn Spanish What is a Spanish […]

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A Quick Guide to the Spanish Subjunctive

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spanish subjunctive

For most language learners, the mere mention of “Spanish subjunctive” is enough to instill fear. It’s something especially troublesome for English speakers, because while we do have a subjunctive in English, it’s nowhere near as frequent or apparently complicated as it is in Spanish.  I bet you didn’t even know we had one!   Well, don’t worry. […]

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Spanish Conjunctions: A Quick and Easy Guide

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Want to learn about Spanish conjunctions?  This article aims to outline the main types of conjunctions, and then give details on how to use the most common ones. Quick Navigation What is a Spanish conjunction and what is it used for?Common types of conjunctionsSpanish Coordinating Conjunctions y (and)ni… ni… (neither… nor…)  o (or)o… o… (either… or…) […]

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How to Introduce Yourself in Spanish (+ Free MP3)

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Introduce Yourself in Spanish

 One of the first things you need to know in order to speak Spanish is how to start. If you can’t start a conversation, how are you ever going to practice? And, what better way to start a conversation than by introducing yourself? That’s where this post comes in. Here, you will find some quick tips, […]

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Spanish Conditional Tense: A Quick Guide for Learners

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If we wrote an article on the Spanish conditional tense, would you read it?Okay, so the sentence you just read used the conditional. The conditional tense is used to describe what would happen. You can use it when talking about hypothetical situations, e.g. ‘I would buy the dress.’ via GIPHY Quick Navigation How to form the […]

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A Simple Guide to the Spanish Preterite Tense

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¡Hola! In this article, we’ll be looking at what the Spanish preterite is, and how to use it. Enjoy! Quick Navigation What is the Spanish preterite tense?When should we use the Spanish preterite tense?How is it different from the other types of past tense? How do we form the preterite? As always, not everything is […]

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A No-Nonsense Guide to Spanish Imperfect Tense

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The imperfect tense, also known as the pretérito imperfecto, is super useful for talking about the past. Luckily, it’s not too complicated, either! Read on to learn how it works. Quick Navigation What is the Spanish imperfect tense?When do I use it?How do I form it? Irregular verbs Ser (to be) Ver (to see) What is […]

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A Quick Guide to Negatives in Spanish

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Okay, I’m usually a pretty positive person, but it’s time to get negative! Using negatives in Spanish is important, and can make your language seem a lot more sophisticated, so let’s look at how to do it (but stay positive throughout the lesson)!via GIPHY Quick Navigation Double negatives in Spanish are okay! Word order No […]

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Por and Para: What’s the Difference?

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Por and para both translate into English as ‘for,’ but they can’t be used interchangeably! In this article we’ll show you when to opt for por and when to pick para.  via GIPHYThe way some people like to look at it is that por is used for looking back to the cause or origin of […]

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